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Memorial presentation dedicated to Khojaly massacre to be organized in USA

01 February 2011 [19:30] - TODAY.AZ
On February 25, 2011, Azerbaijan Society of America (ASA), Azerbaijani-American Council (AAC), Assembly of Turkish-American Associations (ATAA), the George Washington University (GWU) Turkish Student Association will co-organize a memorial presentation dedicated to the 19th anniversary of Khojaly Massacre.

Khojaly, once an Azeri-populated town located in the Mountainous Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, was occupied by Armenian forces on  the night of February 25-26, 1992. Its population was subjected to ethnic cleansing and massacre by the occupying forces, killing 613 Azerbaijani civilians, including 106 women and 83 children, according to the Human Rights Watch.



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